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Singapore Tourism Board (STB)
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A tourist guide is an individual who personally provides any guiding services to a tourist for remuneration.
- How do I become a General Tourist Guide?
To become a licensed Tourist Guide, one has to undergo the Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) Tourist Guide (TG) Course provided by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG)?approved training providers and pass all the relevant assessments.
- What should I do if I lose my Tourist Guide Badge?
If you have lost your tourist guide licence, you need to inform STB immediately and lodge a police report for the loss of licence. For the replacement of your licence, please log-on to TRUST website and apply for 'Replace Lost Licence'. An administrative fee of $20 is applicable for the replacement of licence.
- What are the conditions of renewal for the Tourist Guide Licence?
For renewal of Tourist Guide Licence, the following conditions need to be met:
i. Attend Mandatory Refresher Course and pass the assessment.
ii. Submit assignments.
iii. Attend 21 hours of Professional Development Courses
iv. Submit 1 recent coloured passport size photograph. (needs to be updated)
v. No outstanding Medisave liabilities or have arranged for instalment payment.
vii. Valid Work Pass only required for Work Pass Holders.
viii. Medical report only required for tourist guides age 65 & above.
ix. To submit via TRUST before licence expires.
- How do I add another guiding language on my Tourist Guide Licence?
You can sit for a Multi-Language Proficiency Test (MLPT) which the Board conducts twice a year.
- How do I update my Professional Development Course (PDC) attendance?
From May 2019 onward, PDC providers will update TG's PDC attendance via TRUST.